WTF Tuesday: Rompers

7 Jun

I’ve decided to start a weekly post about things I just don’t get. This week’s selection is the now trendy piece of clothing known as the romper. With some calling it a onsie (yes, like what an infant wears), the romper is typically a one piece shorts/shirt combo that young ladies wear with heels, wedges, or another one of my favorites: gladiator sandals.

Rompers have been spotted on the runway…

On the red carpet…

And on the streets of Hollywood/NYC/your-home-town…
They’re everywhere and honestly? I just don’t get it. Why on earth would a grown woman want to wear anything that a newborn baby wears? I get that they’re comfortable and easy to throw on, but so are footie pajamas and you don’t see people walking around outside in those.
If you’re ever a guest on The Ellen Show, you can wear footie pajamas in public. Other than that, only in the privacy of your own home, please.
What do you think? Am I the only one that hasn’t jumped on the romper bandwagon?

8 Responses to “WTF Tuesday: Rompers”

  1. Sarah June 7, 2011 at 4:47 pm #

    Oh I hate rompers! Worst thing ever. Is it really that hard to put on a separate pair of pants?

  2. Ali @ His Birdie's Nest June 7, 2011 at 4:48 pm #

    I'm so with you on this. The other things I don't like about them is you pretty much have to take off everything you're wearing to go to the bathroom. It's like wearing a body suit (ew, remember those?) with no snaps!

  3. Amy June 7, 2011 at 5:01 pm #

    @Ali @ His Birdie's NestOh so gross. What woman in her right mind would want to deal with that all day??

  4. Amy June 7, 2011 at 5:03 pm #

    @SarahNo, no it isn't. It is even easier to put on a dress. At least in a dress you wouldn't have to get naked to pee.

  5. Cathleya June 7, 2011 at 5:12 pm #

    I don't think any normal non-model or celebrity could pull this off, but that being said, I think they're really cute on the model/celebrity crowd. Sadly, because they're becoming popular, we will eventually see them on normal people. Just like we see skinny jeans on "normies." I just don't think those things work on anyone that isn't under 100 lbs.

  6. Amy June 7, 2011 at 5:16 pm #

    @CathleyaBeware! I already see normies wearing them down here in LA. Granted, I think I've only seen skinny minnies in them, but I have definitely seen several normal people wearing them. I even heard this woman yell out "A ONSIE!" in Target the other day while pointing at an adult romper. She was a little too excited about it.

  7. katherinebee June 7, 2011 at 8:41 pm #

    I am so not a fan. Maybe if I had a boy body and I was still in high school, but I kept picking up what I thought were dresses a few weeks ago and being really disappointed.

  8. MrsSchil June 7, 2011 at 10:56 pm #

    I can't get behind the romper OR jumpsuit trend. Just…no thank you. I'll stick to my dresses and jeans/t-shirts. I really try my best to avoid any article of clothing that will either a) look like a child or b) give me the dreaded camel toe. Some trends should just GO AWAY.

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